Florida commit Shai Alexander has made some serious moves this summer, being invited to join the Team Canada Senior Men’s team in their trip to Manila to qualify for the Olympics.
FOR OFFICIALLY MAKING THE MEN'S SR NATIONAL TEAM AND TRAVELING TO MANILA TO TRY TO QUALIFY 4 OLYMPICS!
— UPLAY Canada 🏀📚 (@UPLAYCanada) June 30, 2016
Philippines here we come‼️🇨🇦🏀 #letsqualify
— Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (@shaiglalex) June 30, 2016
Alexander will be joining a backcourt which includes NBA guars Corey Joseph and Tyler Ennis, as well as European studs Brady Heslip, Melvin Ejim, and Thomas Scrubb.
The Hamilton, Ont. native and U-Play product has also been invited to the Nike Basketball Academy, one of the most prestigious basketball camps in the world.
— Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (@shaiglalex) June 29, 2016
Needless to say this young man has been doing work on multiple fronts, and his hard work is paying off, giving him more and more opportunities to improve, learn, and develop. Get used to this name in Canada Basketball.